Great Expectations

John 1:35-51 – Great Expectations We all enter into new experiences with expectations, whether we realize them or not. How our experience then measures up to our expectations will often dictate our opinion of how well it went. If I go into a new experience with the expectation that it...

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Hope – Day 5

Scripture for Today  Romans 8:35, 37-39 (ESV) 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am sure that neither death nor...

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Hope – Day 4

Scripture for Today  Romans 8:29 (NIV) 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. God’s grace seems to escalate as we immerse ourselves in it. Perhaps a brief story might help me explain my thoughts...

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Hope – Day 3

Scripture for Today  Romans 8:28-29 (NIV) 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. I like the words of the witty humorist, Judith Viorst. She wrote, “They say traveling makes you broad. Suffering makes you deep....

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